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city council members, dudley brooks and another woman had their cars burglarized at lake merritt in june. ignacio de la fuente had a case full of cash and concert tickets stolen from his car but they got help from a high level friend. >> so yes, i did call keith jordan simply for purposes of seeing if he could check to see how long it was going to take to dispatch someone out. >> reporter: at a press conference today, the councilman de la fuente admitted he too called the assistant chief howard jordan after his break-in. >> i call the chief of police all the time. >> reporter: both insist they did nothing wrong. >> i didn't get special treatment. >> reporter: nothing wrong? >> nothing wrong. >> reporter: but officers were sent to both scenes when brooks and de la fuente were robbed. brooks says it was because there was still a suspect at her scene. >> the little of response is based on the fact that there was a suspect in the area and they were coming out because there were still some information that was actionable upon. >> reporter: turns out our purse snatching victim got the
he's sorry for serious wrongdoing. and his british c.e.o., rebekah brooks, apologized, too. with murdoch's support, she toughed out almost two weeks of angry calls for her resignation. finally today she stepped down. but no display of public remorse by murdoch can stop the investigations under way. nine people have now been arrested, including a reporter and several editors. now, next week, on tuesday, we're going to see rupert murdoch, his son and heir apparent james, and rebekah brooks appear before a parliamentary investigation into hacking as witnesses. of course, the question to them will be "what did you know? did you know what was going on at the paper? and if you didn't, why not?" scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. news corporation has a value of $41 billion but its stock has plummeted since july 1 when the scandal broke. it has lost $6 billion in market value so far. the resignation of les hinton, the c.e.o. overseeing the "wall street journal," was announced after the market closed today. elaine quijano joins us now the late-breaking developments. >> reporter: scott,
responding to petty crimes but cops went when they were robbed. brooks says it was because there was a suspect at her scene. >> the level of response was based on the fact that there was a suspect in the area and they were coming out because there were still some information that was actionable upon. >> reporter: turns out our purse snatching victim got the same response as councilwoman brooks. officers were on the scene in two minutes flat all because they believed that the thief was still in the area. >> reporter: there is actually a city council charter provision that says the city council member can lose his or her job if they try and exercise influence over another employee or break the chain of command but again both councilmembers say they didn't do either of those things, they were just calling a friend for help when a situation happened. ken? >> well, nobody likes it when they break into your stuff and steals it. christin ayers in oakland, thank you. >>> big brother is watching your every move in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. the city just installed the first
international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murdered school girl milly dowler whose phone was hacked by "news of the world" in 2002. >> founder of the company, i was appalled to find out what had happened. >> reporter: tuesday brooks and rupert murdoch and his son, james, will be grilled by a parliamentary committee about what they knew. tom watson, a member of parliament who will question them, told me the apologies are late and hollow. >> every week, every month there's been a new revelation they've denied and subsequently had to admit. it's a half apology i'm afraid. >> parliament said on tuesday don't expect the murdochs will answer any and all questions because of an ongoing criminal investigation, but they will be pressed if they try to dodge basic probing with regard to what they knew and when. >> thank you. also is lloyd grove, editor at large for "newsweek" magazine and the daily beast. lloyd great to have you with us >> good morning. >> we've seen the two high-profile r
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